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Marine waste

The kick off meeting for the MARP project was held at Svalbard in September, and an open air exhibition in October gave the public a touch and smell of what marine plastic pollution is really about.

Marine plastic

The kick off meeting for the MARP project was held at Svalbard in September, and an open air exhibition in October gave the public a touch and smell of what marine plastic pollution is really about.

Biotech

A new type of immunotherapy against liver cancer is so promising that Norut has been granted nearly NOK 10 million to continue the research.

Arctic

The increased activity in the Arctic demands better search and rescue capacity for the people located in the area. Norut has investigated the current status and proposed a series of improvements.

PhD

Good tips for better health are only a few keystrokes away, but much of the health information available on the internet is harmful or downright dangerous. How does one distinguish between sound and good information and information that makes the pain worse?

Exergame

FarmUp is a new Kinect exergame for senior citizens developed in Tromsø. The game generated considerable interest when Norut research scientists recently presented it to a European audience.

Migration

Migration trends from Latvia to Norway show a steep increase in past few years.

On Monday August 27, the Minister of Education and Research took a closer look at Norut’s planes. “This offers very many exciting opportunities,” summed up Kristin Halvorsen.

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